Best Bodies Of Water To Visit In Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco is fortunate enough to be surrounded by the bay with easy access to the Pacific Ocean. There are also plenty of lakes, bays, ponds, creeks and marshes among others that are also in and around San Francisco. Birding, boating and bicycling are all activities that can be enjoyed at these underrated water destinations. Whether you want to spend a lazy day on the water or have a picnic by the shore, these bodies of water will have you exploring these lesser known gems.
Toxic Algae Bloom Prompts Closure Of Quarry Lakes In FremontThe Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont is closed for swimming through at least Wednesday, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.
6-Fold Increase In San Francisco Homeless Citations Directly Coincides With Ed Lee’s Tenure As MayorThere's been a significant increase recently in the number of citations issued in San Francisco to the homeless who camp out in the city's parks and open spaces.
San Francisco Recreation & Parks Manager Hit By Falling Tree, Critically InjuredA San Francisco Recreation and Parks manager is in critical condition after being struck by a falling tree in the city’s Bayview district Tuesday morning, firefighters said.
Pet Owners Protest Plan That Could Prohibit Off-Leash Dogs In Parts Of Golden Gate National Recreational AreaDozens of dogs and their owners gathered outside the National Park Service offices in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday afternoon to protest the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s new general management plan, which they say could prohibit off-leash dogs in the few remaining parts of the park where they are allowed.
Design Forum Held To Give San Francisco’s Most Dilapidated Playgrounds A MakeoverSan Francisco is poised to spend millions of dollars to improve some of the city's most dilapidated playground and planners are getting public input on how they should move forward.
San Francisco Partners With Google To Roll Out Free WiFi Internet At Public ParksStarting Wednesday, you'll be able to surf the Internet for free in certain public parks, plazas and San Francisco recreation centers.
Comedian Reggie Watts Headlines Tour de Fat Bike Festival In Golden Gate ParkThe Tour de Fat bicycle and beer festival held in Golden Gate Park Saturday features entertainment from comedian-musician Reggie Watts, New Belgium beers and bicycle-related activities.
Deepening Drought Takes Toll On Boating As Lake Tahoe Level Drops To Natural RimLake Tahoe's water level stood at 6,224 feet above sea level as of Tuesday, just above its natural rim of 6,223 feet.
Lake Merced Boat House Reopens After $3.2M RenovationThe Lake Merced Boat House in San Francisco reopened Tuesday after a $3.2 million renovation upgrading the interior and exterior of the facility.
CBS Local Guide To Walt Disney WorldPack up the family and head out for a vacation at the "Happiest Place on Earth." As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.
Golden Gate Park Community Garden Adds Resource Center To Help Gardeners Grow Their SkillsThis month, the city opened its first resource center for gardeners at the community garden in Golden Gate Park. It's a one-stop shop for city folks who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty.